Category Archives: Fans

‘Mad About Marilyn’ Goes to Print

My review of Michel Schneider’s psychological novel, Marilyn’s Last Sessions(originally posted here) features in the latest Mad About Marilyn fanzine, alongside a vintage Tatler article about the young Norma Jeane, and an interview with Jay Margolis, author of the investigative study, Marilyn Monroe: A Case For Murder. If … Continue reading

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Valentine Flowers for Marilyn

 If you’d like to be part of Immortal Marilyn’s Valentine tribute – to be left at her grave – please contribute via Paypal to  [email protected] by 1pm Sunday, US Central time. All proceeds beyond the cost of the flowers will … Continue reading

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MM Shrine on Aspen Mountain

Aspen, Colorado – most famous as a luxury ski resort – is also home to a fan-made Marilyn shrine, reports the Snowmass Sun:  ”The Marilyn Monroe Shrine on Aspen Mountain was the first — and for a long time the … Continue reading

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The Mystery of ‘Blonde Heat’

Over at The Asian Age, MM collector Scott Fortner, and Richard Buskin – author of Blonde Heat, discuss Monroe’s ‘mystique’: “Women admire women like Marilyn for being strong and independent. Marilyn took charge of her own career and refused to … Continue reading

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Monroe Dress Display in Reading, PA

WFMZ-TV reports on a screening of My Week With Marilyn last night at GoggleWorks in Reading, Pennsylvania, was followed by appearances from local film historian Robert P. Metzger (author of the 1988 book, Reagan: American Icon), and Monroe collector Gene London, … Continue reading

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‘With Her’ at Egyptian Theatre

With Her, a new documentary about Marilyn and her fans, will have its world premiere at the Egyptian Theatre, Hollywood, at 7:30pm on February 2, followed by a Q&A with director Laurence Morlet, plus collectors Greg Scheiner and Scott Fortner, … Continue reading

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Marilyn in ‘Collectors Weekly’

Collectors Weekly is an online resource for lovers of all things antique and vintage. As you might expect, Marilyn features regularly – in articles, auction listings and user-led ‘Show and Tells’. To be part of this community, register or follow on … Continue reading

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Marilyn’s Eternal Flame

Liza Power of the Sydney Morning Herald examines the Marilyn phenomenon, interviewing David Wills, Australian-born author of MM: Metamorphosis; Dr Lois Banner (MM: Personal) and Laurent Morlet, director of With Her, a new documentary about Marilyn’s fans: ”’There is something unexplainable about … Continue reading

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Christmas Flowers for Marilyn

Christmas flowers were delivered to Westwood Memorial Park, Los Angeles, yesterday on behalf of Immortal Marilyn. Above the cost of the wreath for Marilyn this December, $165 was raised to be donated to Animal Haven. All total, Marilyn’s fans raised $685 for Animal … Continue reading

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MM Fan Review: Metamorphosis

MM fan Edgar Freire has reviewed Marilyn Monroe: Metamorphosis, hailing it as ‘the definitive visual biography’: “The theme of the book (as implied by the title) propels the simple story of the transformation of the young, exuberant Norma Jeane (in … Continue reading

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